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Girl from Mars

Title

Girl from Mars

Authors

Tamara Bach

Publisher

Groundwood Books

Publication Year

2008

ISBN

9780888997241

Pages

180 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Miriam dreams of escaping from her boring small-town life and going to the big city to start her own life, especially when she develops romantic feelings for a girl named Laura and forms a new outlook after a weekend in the city.

Grade Level

9-12

Lexile Measure

HL510L

Topic

LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Homosexuality; lesbian teenager

Main Character

female teenager

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

mother and father

LGBTQ+

lesbian female

Awards

Oldenburg Young Adult Book Award, 2003
Rainbow List, 2009 Young Adult Fiction

Keywords

Germany; small towns; high school; first love; parties

Diversity Impact

direct

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